The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Knutsford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 9 9 20
Rank change year-on-year
0 +11
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 5 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 8.93% 13.11% 1.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 38.46% 66.67% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 0
Average daily rate
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£439 £260 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.84% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £31.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +15.45%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Knutsford region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
13 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 23.21% 19.67% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 3
Average daily rate £439 £270 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.59% -30.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £250 £379
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £494
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £334
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Knutsford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server across the Knutsford region.

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Knutsford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Knutsford region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Knutsford

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server.

1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (40.00%) .NET
3 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (40.00%) Data Analysis
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (30.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (30.00%) Retail
4 3 (30.00%) Teradata
4 3 (30.00%) LINQ
4 3 (30.00%) jQuery
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (30.00%) CSS
4 3 (30.00%) Web Services
4 3 (30.00%) OO
4 3 (30.00%) C#
4 3 (30.00%) HTML
4 3 (30.00%) MVC
4 3 (30.00%) Finance
4 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
4 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (30.00%) Data Modelling
5 2 (20.00%) UNIX
5 2 (20.00%) Sybase

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) IIS
1 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Cognos Transformer
3 1 (10.00%) DB2
3 1 (10.00%) Informix
3 1 (10.00%) Cognos Powerplay
3 1 (10.00%) Cognos Impromptu
3 1 (10.00%) DTS
3 1 (10.00%) Ingres
3 1 (10.00%) ReportNet
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (10.00%) NUnit
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
1 3 (30.00%) Retail
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Analyst Developer
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Environment Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Implementation Manager
5 1 (10.00%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Test Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Database Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Release Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Test Environment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
1 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (30.00%) CSS
2 3 (30.00%) Web Services
2 3 (30.00%) LINQ
2 3 (30.00%) jQuery
2 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 3 (30.00%) HTML
3 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (10.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (10.00%) RESTful
3 1 (10.00%) XML
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (10.00%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) UNIX
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) OO
2 3 (30.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (30.00%) MVC
3 2 (20.00%) Web Development
4 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) SIEM
4 1 (10.00%) Data Transformation
4 1 (10.00%) Database Security
4 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Teradata
3 2 (20.00%) Sybase
4 1 (10.00%) Cognos
4 1 (10.00%) McAfee
4 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow
4 1 (10.00%) Rapid7
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle